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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 25, 1787 – The Constitutional Convention commences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The meeting is advertised as a vehicle to amend the Articles of Confederation, but the result is that the delegates scrap the Articles and supplant…"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 24, 2001 –U.S. Senator James Jeffords (R-VT) announces that he is leaving the Republican Party to become an Independent who will caucus with the Democrats. His switch is important because it gives the Democrats a one-vote majority in the…"
Wednesday
Rich Rubino posted a discussion

A Johnson/Weld Ticket Could Make the Libertarian Party Viable

Former Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who unsuccessfully sought the 2016 Republican Party’s Presidential nomination, reluctantly endorsed presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump, averring that the race between Trump and likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is a “binary choice.” This is the mentality the Libertarian Party faces in presidential election cycles. Although the party…See More
Tuesday
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 22, 1964 – At a commencement speech at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, President Lyndon B. Johnson announces a series of domestic programs and coins them “The Great Society.”"
Monday
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 21, 1960 – The fourth and final presidential debate is held between U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy (D-MA) and Vice President Richard M. Nixon."
Saturday
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 20, 1993 – President Bill Clinton signs the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, a.k.a. Motor Voter, mandating states provide voter-registration services at license disability centers, libraries, registration centers, schools, and…"
Saturday
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 19, 1921 – President Warren G. Harding signs the Emergency Quota Act, which limits to three percent the amount of persons living in the U.S. from any foreign nation, using 1910 census figures."
May 19
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"March 19, 1979 – Congress begins broadcasting live on C-SPAN.  The first speaker is U.S. Representative Al Gore (D-TN.)"
May 18
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 17, 1954 – In the case of Brown v. Board of Topeka, the Supreme Court rules that “Separate but Equal is inheritably unequal” and disallows school segregation."
May 17
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"  May 16,  1824 – Vice President Levi Morton is born.        1920 – Vice President Levi Morton dies."
May 16
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 13, 1884 – The U.S. Congress votes to repeal the 1862 Ironclad Test Oath which requires all civil servants (excluding members of Congress) and military personnel to affirm that they had never previously engaged in criminal or disloyal…"
May 13
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 12, 2002 – Former President Jimmy Carter becomes the first former (or incumbent) U.S. President to visit Cuba under the regime of President Fidel Castro, which took the reigns of power in 1959."
May 12
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 11, 1956 – Former President Harry S. Truman begins a four-week trip to Europe."
May 11
Rich Rubino posted a discussion

In GOP Vice Presidential Sweepstakes, Donald Trump may want to vet John Duncan, Walter Jones, and Gene Taylor

Presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump is in the inchoate stages of vetting possible Vice Presidential runningmates. Much media focus is centering on Ohio Governor John Kasich. Electorally, it would make sense to select a popular Governor of a critically important showdown state. No Republican has ever won the Presidency without carrying the Buckeye state. However, it would be unlikely that Kasich would accept the offer. It would not be in Kasich’s best political interests to…See More
May 9
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 9, 1974 – The impeachment hearings against President Richard M. Nixon are gaveled into session in the House Judiciary Committee."
May 9
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"May 8, 1861 – Richmond, Virginia becomes the capital of the Confederate States of America."
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